How to become a secondary school teacher
What does a secondary school teacher do?
Duties and tasks
- Teach set curriculum to students through a variety of techniques and materials.
- Develop and engage students' interests, abilities and coordination by way of creative activities
- Prepare, administer, grade tests and assignments to evaluate and record student progress.
- Oversee extracurricular activities like excursions, sports, school concerts and clubs.
- Provide supervision to student teachers.
- Take part in staff meetings and educational conferences.
- Using creative means to develop the abilities and interests of students.
- Discuss with students and parents about student performance and progress.
- NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
- Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)
- Queensland College of Teachers (QCT)
- Teachers Registration Board of South Australia
- Teachers Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA)
- Teachers Registration Board (TRB) Tasmania
- Teachers Registration Board (TRB) of the Northern Territory
- ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI)
Discover related degrees
Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education)
- The Arts Education Major (Visual Arts)
- English Education Major
- HASS (Geography) Education Major
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Child Development for Educators
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